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could mitral valve prolapse with regurgitation shorten ones life?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: Yes. As regurgitation ptrogresses it causes cardiac arrythmias and heart failure and finally death.
Answered on Oct 18, 2019
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